The impact of the custody-based getting smart and smart recovery programs on re-offending

Chris Blatch, Kevin O'Sullivan, Daniel Rathbone, Jordan J. Delaney

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract


The study aimed to ascertain recidivism outcomes for 2882 male and female offenders serving custodial sentences in New SouthWales (NSW) between 2007 and 2011, who participated in Getting SMART and/or SMART Recovery programs. Getting SMART is a 12-session cognitive behavioural change program addressing relationships between alcohol and drug-using behaviours and offending.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8
Number of pages1
JournalDrug and Alcohol Review
Issue numberS1
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventAustralasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference - Adelaide, Australia
Duration: 9 Nov 201412 Nov 2014

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